The EVITP program provides the most comprehensive training for the installation of EVSE equipment in North America today. More than a technical installation course, EVITP offers a full overview of the Electric Vehicle industry including an extensive section on Customer Relations & Customer Satisfaction
Developed in collaboration with industry, EVITP offers the perspective of Automakers, Utilities, EVSE equipment manufacturers and other key stakeholder associations. The EVITP collaborative understands the importance of the EV market being properly supported as it develops and expands. The electricians installing EVSE or charging equipment must understand the many aspects of the market today to adequately address customer questions, concerns and satisfaction.
Certifications & Standards:
The EVITP Training Program has rigorous training standards and is taught by instructors who have well documented qualifications and considerable experience in their areas of expertise. High entry standards and a demand exam ensures strong classroom performance and consistent training results. Similarly, EVITP courses are available to electricians in compliance with the mandatory requirements of each state/municipal jurisdiction in the United States and Canada. Core training is supplemented with local requirements where applicable. Upon completing written and hands-on lab testing, participants passing the course will receive Certification through EVITP.
- EV prospect/customer relations and experience
- Automobile manufacturer’s charging performance integrity specifications
- EV battery types, specifications, and charging characteristics
- Utility interconnect policies and requirements
- Utility grid stress precautions including demand response integration technologies
- Role of electrical storage devices as charging intermediaries
- Installing, commissioning, and maintaining electric storage devices
- Charging station fundamentals including brand/model-specific installation instructions for:
- Level 1: 120 VAC 15 amps
- Level 2: 120-240 VAC 60 amps
- Level 3: 480 VAC 125 amps or 600 VDC 550 amps
- Service-level assessments and upgrade implementation
- Integration of electric vehicle infrastructure with distributed generation
- Understanding Internet Protocol (IP) networking of charging stations
- National Electrical Code (NEC) standards and requirements
- National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E and OSHA regulations
- National Electrical Installation Standards (NEIS) for electric vehicle equipment
- First responder safety and fire hazard measures
- Next Generation Charging
- EVSE Troubleshooting, Repair and Commissioning
- Facility Based Energy Storage
Available Training Locations:
EVITP Training is available through a network of Electrical Industry Training Centers and Community Colleges across the United States. Contact us to find a location near you: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In California, EVITP is now offering EVITP training online, followed by an in-person exam. For information about online EVITP training classes in California, please visit this link.